In the formerly Great Britain…

This one came over the transom from the mil email string from the Sergeant Major… From a friend in the UK:   “Gunfire in London is no longer uncommon, even though guns are technically ‘illegal’ here!   Knife attacks are … Continue reading

TBT…

I’m going to blame this one on JD… Most military folks have some of this stuff squirrelled away, or stuck in a stray pocket of an old uniform… Vietnam, plus script from there… PI and Thailand… Various European/Mediterranean… And Scotland… … Continue reading

Draggin’ home…

Week of volunteering is done… By the time you read this, I ‘should’ be sitting at the airport waiting to get on a bird and head home. Assuming I woke up on time, and drove the hour back to the … Continue reading

On the road…

Off to do some volunteering for the week… Go read the folks on the sidebar. I’ll get a post up if/when I can. TGM- Twilight continues to trickle out the door, and the reviews are appreciated! Half way to that … Continue reading

AAR…

Well, back from the Life, the Universe and Everything writer’s conference and wanted to give a quick AAR. If you’re an aspiring writer, or a fiction writer, it’s WELL worth it, IMHO! Almost 200 panels, covering the gamut of writing, film making, … Continue reading

I r larning tings…

Day 1 of Life, the Universe and Everything conference was a beehive of activity.  One thing is for damn sure… I need to clone myself at least twice to make all the panels I wanted to hear. Roughly 75 different … Continue reading

Not PC…

Sooooo… This post might ‘offend’ a few folks, but what the hell… The military ‘knows’ Shitholes! And has for years… And sent us to them for YEARS! You might be deploying to a “Shit Hole”:  If your boss tells you … Continue reading

End of an era…

The venerable Boeing 747 is no longer in passenger service with any American airline… Full article, HERE. Sigh… The first time I flew on one was 1972, with Braniff. It was a brand new (1 year old SP-1 747). And … Continue reading

Back to reality…

Playtime and time with the kids and grandkids is over, way too soon. But I hear my bed calling, and it will be nice to not get woken up by a cold nose or slobbery lick at way to early … Continue reading

I’m late… sigh…

There are mornings, and then there are mornings… 0700, trying to get dressed and Vito decides he’s waited long enough for me, so he knocks the door open, and I get a cold nose in the butt… Sigh… Yesterday was … Continue reading